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Hawks rebound with a win over Rock Springs Saturday

Hawks rebound with a win over Rock Springs Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks responded to a disappointing Friday night performance with a commanding win over Rock Springs Saturday.  The Hawks took down the Miners in a 6-1 contest, outshooting Rock Springs 42-18. “The team was very disappointed at how Friday night went, and they responded with a dominating game Saturday morning,” Hawks head… Continue Reading

Big Horn uses speed in win over Sundance

Big Horn uses speed in win over Sundance

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Rams didn’t just beat Sundance, they crushed them.  The WyoPreps third-ranked team in the state put on a stellar 74-29 performance in Saturday’s matchup at home in Big Horn. Big Horn improves to 14-2 overall and 6-0 in the 2A Northeast Conference. The win is the team’s seventh straight.  Head… Continue Reading

Hastings wins 4th tourney title; Heil takes 2nd

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s Hayden Hastings took home the coveted Ron Thon Memorial Tournament belt — for the fourth time in his career. The senior became just the third wrestler in Wyoming history to win the tournament all four years of high school Saturday in Riverton. The Ron Thon Memorial Tournament is considered the… Continue Reading

Lady Rams start slow, pick up win over Sundance

Lady Rams start slow, pick up win over Sundance

BIG HORN — Despite an extremely rocky start, the Big Horn Lady Rams found a way to get past the Sundance Lady Bulldogs in a 38-24 contest Saturday. The Lady Rams remain undefeated in conference play with a 6-0 record against 2A Northeast opponents.  Head coach Mike McGuire could not put his finger on why his… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Feb. 6, 2017

Generals lose third straight SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Generals dropped their third straight conference game Saturday against Casper College on the road.  The loss drops the team to 18-6 overall and 4-4 in the Region IX North conference with six games left in the regular season.  Channel Banks came off the bench to lead… Continue Reading

Local sports briefs Feb. 4 2017

Broncs beat Camels in OT SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs picked up a thrilling overtime road win last night against their rival Campbell County High School by a score of 71-70.  Sheridan came out firing on all cylinders and cruised to an early 19-7 lead after one quarter, but the Camels came roaring back. Campbell… Continue Reading

First-period woes lead to Hawks’ loss

First-period woes lead to Hawks’ loss

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Hawks might want to erase the first period of Friday night’s game from their memory.  The Hawks fell in their Friday night contest against the Rocky Springs Miners in a tough 6-3 loss after an early-game meltdown proved to be insurmountable. “Rock Springs was ready to play, and I think our guys… Continue Reading

Local Hoop Shoot winners advance to state competition

SHERIDAN — Six basketball players from Sheridan County made the trip to Casper on Jan. 21 for the Northeast District Elks Hoops Shoot, and five advanced to the state competition. Ella Bilyeu, Aubrey Beard, Jake McCarthy, Mark Gilbert and Wyatt Ostler all won their respective divisions at the district competition. After winning the local competition… Continue Reading

Generals lose rebound battle, fall to Gillette

Generals lose rebound battle, fall to Gillette

SHERIDAN — “They were hungrier; they wanted it a little more than we did,” Sheridan College head men’s basketball coach Matt Hammer said after Wednesday night’s matchup with Gillette College. “And they came away with a big win.” When the Sheridan College Generals knocked off then 12th-ranked Gillette College in the conference opener last month,… Continue Reading

First half hurts Lady Generals in loss to Gillette

First half hurts Lady Generals in loss to Gillette

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College head women’s basketball coach Frank McCarthy was pleased reading over the final box score Wednesday after a battle with Gillette College. The stats were perplexing at first glance. First, the Lady Generals lost 67-53. They had 26 turnovers and shot just 5 of 16 from behind the arc. But McCarthy was… Continue Reading

Fenn makes Michigan State tennis team

Fenn makes Michigan State tennis team

SHERIDAN — Julia Fenn thought her tennis career was over when she moved to East Lansing, Michigan, to study at Michigan State University. But she couldn’t get away. Fenn, the valedictorian of Sheridan High School’s class of 2016, played for the MSU club team during her fall semester and was recognized by the Spartans’ women’s… Continue Reading

Stone Cold stunned the president

The political arguments run rampant on Facebook. The debates over walls, immigration and female body parts spill into coffee shops and office break rooms. Your list of Facebook friends has probably dwindled as you emotionally un-friend those folks who rant about issues on which you disagree. But if there’s one fact not of the alternative… Continue Reading

SC volleyball hosting Elite Prospect Camp

SC volleyball hosting Elite Prospect Camp

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College volleyball team will host its annual Elite Prospect Camp this weekend to showcase the top high school volleyball players across the region. Top recruits from Wyoming, Colorado, Iowa, Utah, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Hawaii and Canada will take to the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome on Feb. 5 for… Continue Reading

Cheyenne East thumps Sheridan 63-37

Cheyenne East thumps Sheridan 63-37

SHERIDAN — The energy was sucked out of the Sheridan High School gym Saturday as the Broncs fell to Cheyenne East 63-37. After the Broncs held off a couple of late pushes to beat Cheyenne Central in front of a packed crowd Friday, the momentum only briefly carried over into Saturday’s matchup with the Thunderbirds.… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs overpowered by Lady Thunderbirds

Lady Broncs overpowered by Lady Thunderbirds

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lady Broncs will face a height disadvantage in most of the games they play this season. That was the case against Cheyenne Central Friday, and there was even more of a discrepancy against Cheyenne East Saturday. The Lady Thunderbirds utilized a roster full of 6-footers and near-6-footers to overpower the Lady… Continue Reading

Three post double-doubles in Rams’ win over Upton

Three post double-doubles in Rams’ win over Upton

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School Rams basketball team proved why it deserves to be on top of the conference standings Saturday.  The Rams improved to 4-0 in conference play with a dominating 75-52 win over the Upton Bobcats at Big Horn High School. They moved to 12-2 overall. Head coach Ryan Alley… Continue Reading

Defense earns Lady Rams win

Defense earns Lady Rams win

BIG HORN — Offense wins games, defense wins championships. The Big Horn Lady Rams had plenty of both Saturday against the Upton Lady Bobcats.  And if the old adage is true, the Lady Rams have a bright future ahead of them.  The Lady Rams improved to 4-0 in the conference season and 12-2 overall after a… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 30, 2017

Generals fall at Western Wyoming SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s basketball gave up 41 second-half points in a 72-63 loss at Western Wyoming Saturday. The Generals led by 2 at halftime but had trouble creating consistency on offense, scoring just 30 points in the second half. Their 63 points was 28 points below their… Continue Reading

Broncs hang on to beat reigning state champs

Broncs hang on to beat reigning state champs

SHERIDAN — When Cheyenne Central’s Niko Bostic’s last second 3-pointer careened off the rim, a sigh of relief washed over the Sheridan High School crowd as the Broncs held on to beat the Indians 46-43 Friday night in just the second home game at SHS. “We’re learning,” Sheridan head coach Jeff Martini said afterward. Friday’s… Continue Reading

Lady Broncs play for SCSD2 employee, family

Lady Broncs play for SCSD2 employee, family

SHERIDAN — Friday night was about much more than a basketball game for the Sheridan Lady Broncs, a game they’d end up losing 46-39 against Cheyenne Central. For the home team, though, the game was a show of support for a teammate and a Sheridan County School District 2 staff member. Before Friday night’s game,… Continue Reading

Tongue River picks up win over Moorcroft

DAYTON — The Tongue River boys basketball team picked up the pieces of last Saturday’s heartbreaking loss to grab its second conference win of the season Friday night.  The Eagles dominated their home court with a commanding 58-42 victory over the Moorcroft Wolves. They now boast a 2-1 record in conference and a 7-6 overall record. … Continue Reading

Lady Eagles grab first conference win

Lady Eagles grab first conference win

DAYTON — The Tongue River and Moorcroft girls basketball teams endured a 2.5-hour game and 71 free throws before the Lady Eagles earned a much-needed win Friday night on their home court.  The Lady Eagles bounced back from an 0-2 start to the conference season with a commanding 52-34 victory over the Moorcroft Lady Wolves.… Continue Reading

Wrestlers dominate at Laramie, Cheyenne South

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School wrestling team opened the conference portion of its schedule with two wins over Cheyenne South and Laramie Friday. The Broncs beat Laramie 49-13 in the first match of the day and followed with a 60-18 win over South. Sheridan won 11 individual matches against Cheyenne South, eight of which… Continue Reading

Local Sports Briefs — Jan. 28, 2017

Big Horn tops Wright  with three big quarters BIG HORN — The Big Horn boys basketball team topped Wright with three high-scoring quarters Friday. The Rams scored nearly 90 percent of their points in the first, second and fourth quarters, only allowing Wright to outscore them in the third. The Rams opened the game with… Continue Reading

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